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Badge - Stop Violence in the Home, 1970s-2000s Object Reg. No: HT 4681

Summary:
This badge, alternatively known as a button, focuses on the issue of domestic violence, which although a very long-standing issue has been a particular concern of women's groups since the 1970s. The slogan 'Stop Violence in the Home' was used by the Body Shop in 2004 to highlight violence against women within immigrant households.
Description:
This is a circular, plastic coated, metal badge with black text on a white background and a black outer rim. The words are printed in large format in the centre of the badge (black on white). A metal pin is attached to the back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Jon Sumby, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 43 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: domestic violence, protests, women s issues
Themes this item is part of: The Women's Movement, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Gender Politics
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed obverse: STOP/ VIOLENCE/ IN THE HOME
Date Used: Australia, 1970s-2004

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